neuroimaging, disease & medicine
Thirty Years of Progress
Thirty Years of Progress
The Scientist Staff | Oct 1, 2016
Since The Scientist published its first issue in October 1986, life-science research has transformed from a manual and often tedious task to a high-tech, largely automated process of unprecedented efficiency.
New and Old Techniques in Modern Neuroscience
New and Old Techniques in Modern Neuroscience
Alison F. Takemura | Oct 1, 2016
Imaging and manipulating the brain has come a long way from electrodes and the patch clamp, though such traditional tools remain essential.
Gene Expression Imaged in the Living Human Brain
Gene Expression Imaged in the Living Human Brain
Tracy Vence | Aug 10, 2016
For the first time, researchers visualize histone deacetylase in the brains of healthy volunteers.
Psychedelic Neuroimaging
Psychedelic Neuroimaging
Ruth Williams | Apr 13, 2016
“Ego dissolution,” and other things that happen to the human brain on LSD
Demystifying BOLD fMRI Data
Demystifying BOLD fMRI Data
Tim Vernimmen | Feb 17, 2016
What does blood oxygen level–dependent functional magnetic resonance imaging actually tell us about brain activity? 
Imaging Entire Organisms
Imaging Entire Organisms
Jef Akst | Oct 26, 2015
A new microscope allows researchers to watch biological processes at the cellular level in 3-D in living animals. 
Fruit-Fly Neurons in Action
Fruit-Fly Neurons in Action
Jef Akst | Aug 12, 2015
Researchers visualize the complete nervous system of a Drosophila melanogaster larva at nearly single-neuron resolution.
Brain Cells Behind Overeating
Brain Cells Behind Overeating
Anna Azvolinsky | Jan 29, 2015
Scientists have defined mouse neurons responsible for excessive food consumption at an unprecedented level of detail. 
Filming the Nematode Brain
Filming the Nematode Brain
Jef Akst | Jan 26, 2015
Researchers record the first whole-brain videos of an unrestrained animal, viewing neural activity as a roundworm moved freely around a Petri dish.
Crossed Wires
Crossed Wires
Daniel Cossins | Jan 16, 2015
From similar sets of neuroimaging data, researchers are reaching different conclusions about whether brain wiring differs between men and women.